Positions Vacant - Selvedge
Selvedge magazine is a textile publication directed towards an international, discerning audience. Selvedge covers textiles in every context: fine art, interiors, fashion, travel and shopping. As well as being a bi-monthly publication, we have a retail space and mail order site selling textile products and the publication.Â Selvedge is currently seeking an administrative assistant to provide support to all areas of our business. This is a temporary role until the end of the year. This is an ideal position for a recent graduate looking to gain confidence and experience within an established but growing company.
Duties:Â - Â Â Â Customer service- Â Â Â Attending trade fairs - this will involve selling subscriptions, promoting Selvedge to potential customers and the merchandising of our stand- Â Â Â Helping with the organisation of our upcoming Christmas Fair. This will involve liaising with exhibitors and the venue on a regular basis- Â Â Â Assisting customers in our retail space- Â Â Â Packing orders and working with our drygoods range, pricing and organising stock- Â Â Â Subscription mailings and assisting with sending out all new subscriptions from our office on a weekly basis- Â Â Â Editorial research for upcoming issues- Â Â Â Updating the website, including regular blog posts and emailersÂ Requirements:Â - Â Â Â Flexibility, you must be willing to work some weekends- Â Â Â An excellent telephone manner, the ability to talk to our customers with confidence is essential- Â Â Â Excellent computer skills ideally on Macs, including Microsoft Office and Adobe Photoshop- Â Â Â You must be a quick learner and able to take instruction- Â Â Â A good work ethic is essential- Â Â Â Previous office experience is preferable- Â Â Â You must have an interest in magazines and in textiles- Â Â Â You must be able to work independently- Â Â Â You must live in London- Â Â Â You must be available to start this position immediatelyÂ Selvedge is produced by a small, dedicated team. The suitable candidate must be able to work effectively within the team with the ability to operate efficiently and decisively in a fast paced environment.Â Hours: 40 hours a week. Please note this will involve weekend work as we have many trade fairs on the lead up to Christmas. Please do not apply if you cannot work weekends.Â Website: www.selvedge.orgÂ To apply: Please send your CV with an accompanying letter to: firstname.lastname@example.orgÂ Closing date: Monday 6th September 2010 Selvedge | 162 Archway Road | London N6 5BB | GB